mary douglas


The Latest Dulac Illustrations


to Edmund Dulac

spooning out the ambrosia of late afternoon
for the stepsisters' snack, so
unexpectedly
Cinderella spilled the sunlight on
the floor and was reprimanded.

later, in moonlight, after they'd gone,
fluttering their rococo fans
way off in a lavendered distance-

while sweeping up the crumbs
of a frilled disdain that lingered…
she heard enchantment's music rise
turning her blue gown roseate on the instant.

spun out on a dewdrop's galaxy alone-

alone-

pure gladness danced on a bird note-call
(bright pomegranate, after all)
from the mystically star-showered gardens
perfectly rendered

mary angela douglas 27 august 2012

Submitted: Sunday, August 24, 2014

Topic of this poem: Art


Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Latest Dulac Illustrations by mary douglas )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
[Hata Bildir]